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What Russia, China, Iran Want in Afghanistan When U.S. Troops Leave

2021-07-23

Russia, China and Iran, all influential powers in Asia, are preparing for the U.S. military to leave Afghanistan at a time of aggravated tensions and soaring violence in the war-torn nation with which they have unique and historical ties...

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America, China, and Taiwan - A Potential Tinderbox?

2021-03-23

At a time when Chinese American relations are at their lowest ebb since the Tiananmen Square Crisis, the US and China met in Alaska to try to resolve some of their issues, which include trade...

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Biden’s Asian Triangle

2021-02-08

The Japan-US alliance remains popular in both countries, which need each other more than ever. Together, they can balance Chinas power and cooperate with China...

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How America Can Shore up Asian Order, A Strategy for Restoring Balance and Legitimacy

2021-01-17

Regional orders work best when they sustain both balance and legitimacy.

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The Rise of Chinese AI in the Gulf: A Renewal of China’s ‘Serbia Model’

2020-10-20

Already a global leader in 5G infrastructure, China is investing heavily in a broader range of advanced technologies and seeking to introduce them globally as a means of achieving even...

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Pentagon: China Has Outpaced U.S. in some Defense Areas. Truth or Hype?

2020-09-11

Just as Congress is considering a $700 billion Defense authorization bill, a DoD report has come out that claims the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has already surpassed the US in missile development...

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The Other Global Power Shift

2020-08-12

The world is increasingly obsessed with the ongoing power struggle between the US and China. But the technology-driven shift of power away from states to transnational actors....

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Is China Helping Saudi Arabia to Build a Nuclear Bomb?

2020-08-08

Until Journal reporters asked the Saudis for comment, Riyadh had not acknowledged the existence of the plant. In terms of international protocols, that’s sort of OK but it suggests a lack of openness inconsistent with peaceful intent.

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Navigating a Growing Chinese Influence in Iraqi Kurdistan

2020-08-04

The former prime ministers statement also shows how Asia has changed from a geographical term into a political and civilizational concept.

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When China Met Iran

2020-07-29

A growing partnership between America’s main Middle East adversary and Asia’s rising superpower bears careful watching in Washington.

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Is a China-US “Rivalry Partnership” Possible?

2020-07-29

One must hope that China and the United States will eventually arrive at an understanding that great-power competition does not preclude cooperation to resolve major global challenges.

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Sino American Relations Continue to Sour

2020-07-23

If anyone thought that Chinese American relations could not get worse, they were wrong, as President Trump and the State Department ratcheted

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China’s “Peaceful Rise” Vanishes in Thin Air

2020-06-20

With the worlds attention focused on the pandemic, Chinese troops have been establishing fixed positions in areas that even it considers to be on the Indian side of the disputed

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The End of Europe’s Chinese Dream

2020-06-02

The COVID-19 crisis has pushed Europeans strategic thinking about China – already shifting because of three developments – past the tipping point. After years of pursuing closer bilateral economic ties, Europeans suddenly realize that they have become dan

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China Is Its Own Worst Enemy

2020-05-27

Had Chinese President Xi Jinpings communist regime been wise, it would have sought to repair the pandemic-inflicted damage to Chinas image by showing empathy and compassion to other countries.

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The Chinese Health Organization?

2020-04-26

If the World Health Organization is to spearhead international health policy and respond to disease outbreaks effectively, it must pursue deep reforms aimed at broadening its jurisdiction and authority.

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Can Liberal Democracy Survive COVID-19?

2020-04-12

Even if Western leaders manage to limit the COVID-19 outbreaks immediate fallout, it will mean little without forward-looking efforts to strengthen liberal-democratic systems from within. Such a failure would could well amount to handing China victory in

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The Coronavirus Could Reshape Global Order

2020-04-12

China Is Maneuvering for International Leadership as the United States Falters

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China Is Not the Hero of the Pandemic

2020-04-01

You can criticize Trump without parroting Beijings propaganda.

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China’s Misplaced Pandemic Propaganda

2020-03-31

As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, China has shifted its propaganda machine into high gear, in an effort to change the narrative about the virus origins and the Chinese response.

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A Stress Test for Public Health Systems

2020-03-11

Now that the coronavirus has gone global, markets are swooning and the weaknesses of national health systems are being revealed. Like the slower-moving crisis of antimicrobial resistance, the pandemic should alert governments to the need for significantly

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That 1970s Feeling

2020-03-06

Policymakers and too many economic commentators fail to grasp how the next global recession may be unlike the last two. In contrast to recessions driven mainly by a demand shortfall, the challenge posed by

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A Pandemic of Deglobalization?

2020-03-03

At this stage, there is no telling how bad the COVID-19 epidemic will become before the contagion subsides or an effective, widely available vaccine is rolled out.

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